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Harold Gabbott


1919/09/24 - Born Chorley, Lancashire

Son of Harold and Annie Gabbott


Next of Kin - Parents, H & A Gabbott, Staton House, Newhey, Lancashire

Royal Corps of Signals

Malaya Command Signals


1943/07/29 - WO 417/64, Casualty List No 1199. Previously reported on Casualty List No 819 as ‘Missing’ now reported ‘Prisoner of War’.


Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

1942/02 - Changi Camp

PoW No. M-6755

1942/05 - Caldecott Hill Estate Camp

1942/07 - Changi Camp

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


1942/11/04 - Transported overland to Thailand with ‘N’ Letter Party, train 11

29th train to Thailand

Work Group 2


Arrived Bang Pong, Thailand

New PoW No. 6962


Camps in Thailand:-

1942/11/12 - Wang Lan, 68.59km from Nong Pladuk

1943/05 - Prang Kasi, Marshalling Yard just South, 211km from Nong Pladuk

1943/10 - Konkoita, 262.53km from Nong Pladuk

Thailand and Burma Lines Joined at Konkoita

1943/12 - Chungkai, 60km from Nong Pladuk

1944/10 - Tha Makham, 56.60km from Nong Plauk

1945/09/04 - Liberated Thailand

Liberation Questionnaire


1945/09/27 - WO417/97_1, Casualty List No. 1869. Previously reported on Casualty List No. 1199 as Prisoner of War now Not Prisoner of War. Previous Theatre of War, Malaya.




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Pacific Star

War Medal

1939-1945 Star



Damian Gabbott - Son

Fall of Malaya and Singapore

Japanese Transports

Thailand-Burma Railway

British FEPOWs

Liberation Questionnaire - COFEPOW

KEW Files:- WO 361/2172, WO 392/24, WO 345/19, WO 361/1954, WO 361/1979, WO 361/2196, WO 361/2167, WO 361/2167, WO 361/2060, WO 361/2189, 


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